EU-27: Cows slaughtered (tons)

This page contains the data on the tons of Cows Slaughtered in the European Union, in terms of carcass weight. The data are collected on a monthly basis and divided by EU country.

The first two graphs highlight the share of the single Countries on the total slaughterings of in EU-27, and the the main changes that occurred during the current year.

The tables below report the annual and monthly data on slaughters in EU countries: to obtain the monthly data, simply click on the chosen year in the table header;to access further details on each country, click on the country of interest.

Furthermore, the following entries are made available for the European Union and for each country:

  • To view the monthly data, click on the chosen year on the table header
  • To access further details for each Country, click on the Country of interest.
EU-27: Cows Slaughtered ( Tons)
Country 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 Var % Period
Austria 67.440 66.660 58.970 62.700 60.400 59.110 15.140 14.880 -1,7% Jan - Mar '24
Belgium 139.540 131.330 129.360 121.930 114.480 116.640 37.190 40.360 +8,5% Jan - Apr '24
Bulgaria 4.580 3.310 3.520 4.250 4.320 3.890 1.100 1.160 +5,5% Jan - Mar '24
Cyprus 1.240 1.210 1.110 1.880 1.990 1.860 500 570 +14,0% Jan - Mar '24
Croatia 5.500 4.770 4.560 5.070 5.070 4.680 1.350 1.190 -11,9% Jan - Mar '24
Denmark 55.200 52.600 51.900 53.400 51.860 51.930 13.310 12.510 -6,0% Jan - Mar '24
Estonia 5.160 4.760 5.130 4.980 5.240 4.910 1.590 1.700 +6,9% Jan - Apr '24
Finland 22.730 21.320 21.150 20.490 20.230 20.300 5.300 5.120 -3,4% Jan - Mar '24
France 609.520 597.460 602.880 595.980 571.080 532.840 185.600 181.860 -2,0% Jan - Apr '24
Germany 375.000 366.000 348.000 352.810 314.900 318.490 83.920 82.040 -2,2% Jan - Mar '24
Greece 8.950 6.920 6.320 6.380 7.250 7.370 2.290 1.790 -21,8% Jan - Mar '24
Ireland 121.400 110.760 116.880 113.040 125.370 124.260 38.040 44.020 +15,7% Jan - Apr '24
Italy 180.930 169.540 158.970 163.730 171.190 131.190 30.370 35.510 +16,9% Jan - Mar '24
Latvia 9.330 8.500 8.380 9.150 8.480 10.300 2.290 2.640 +15,3% Jan - Mar '24
Lithuania 18.760 19.330 18.170 19.860 19.250 20.750 5.000 5.170 +3,4% Jan - Mar '24
Luxembourg 3.310 3.600 3.300 3.670 3.480 3.280 850 840 -1,2% Jan - Mar '24
Malta 340 330 410 330 300 380 150 140 - Jan - Apr '24
Netherlands 160.880 134.430 150.540 147.590 135.640 152.070 39.110 46.060 +17,8% Jan - Mar '24
Poland 160.670 150.590 146.680 154.380 154.410 142.460 35.310 48.070 +36,1% Jan - Mar '24
Portugal 22.130 21.030 21.140 24.560 26.780 24.320 4.900 5.120 +4,5% Jan - Mar '24
Czech Republic 29.650 28.760 28.070 28.040 27.790 29.670 7.360 7.570 +2,9% Jan - Mar '24
Romania 26.720 21.450 14.440 17.090 18.380 16.040 3.960 4.120 +4,0% Jan - Mar '24
Slovakia 3.590 2.910 2.000(i) 3.550 2.650(i) 3.090 870 790 -9,2% Jan - Mar '24
Slovenia 5.780 6.260 6.430 7.310 7.470 6.120 1.570 1.550 -1,3% Jan - Mar '24
Spain 101.500 101.030 95.900 109.970 118.660 109.790 24.230 24.150 -0,3% Jan - Mar '24
Sweden 44.240 44.860 44.280 41.720 42.400 44.130 11.100 12.250 +10,4% Jan - Mar '24
Hungary 19.340 20.040 19.070 19.080 17.120 15.340 3.790 3.110 -17,9% Jan - Mar '24
TOTAL EU 2.203.430 2.099.760 2.067.560 2.092.940 2.036.190 1.955.210 498.130 520.650 +4,5% Jan - Mar '24
Variazione % sull'anno precedente -4,7% -1,5% +1,2% -2,7% -4,0%      
(i) incomplete data
(c) confidential data
Source: Eurostat

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